Tag: Better

Tips for Better Flower Photography

Flowers are naturally beautiful, and easy to find in the warmer months of the year, and so make a great subject for a photo. This article covers the top tips to get great photos when photographing flowers in their natural surroundings. “Poppies” captured by PictureSocial member Gregg Lowrimore Choose interesting angles If you want your […]

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Tips For Better Waterfall Photos

Waterfall photography is a favourite subject for many a nature photographer. In fact, a good waterfall can be a magnet for almost anyone with a camera. Like any subject in nature photography, waterfall photos also come with their own set of challenges. A beginner can be disappointed with their results time and time again, simply […]

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A Quick Exercise to Help You Take Better Self-Portraits

This article will give you some tips on how to take better self-portraits. That is different than doing a selfie – let’s have a closer look at the issue. Thank you to dPS writer Hannele Luhtasela-el Showk for contributing her self-portrait to the article. The selfie – what not to do The selfie has become such […]

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5 Surprising Habits That Will Make You a Better Photographer

When you’re learning photography, it seems natural to pay the most attention to the gear and techniques you use to create images. You’ve probably received advice about developing great habits like photographing every day, carrying your camera everywhere you go, trying different compositions, learning processing skills, and backing up your photos. These things are important, […]

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How Does Your iPhone Compare to a Hollywood Workhorse? Better Than You Might Think

In reality, this shouldn’t even be a comparison. We all know what the outcome is going to be, yet we still love to see the results. That or we secretly hope that the phone in our pocket can really keep up with a Hollywood workhorse that is used to film some of the most popular […]

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6 Steps To Better Photography

A few weeks ago I received an email from a new photographer who asked, “How do I make my images better?” At first, I chuckled, realizing that question has resulted in the production of thousands of articles here at dPS, and uncountable books, websites, and magazines. There is just SO MUCH information on how to […]

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Tips for Better Landscape Photography

The problem with most landscape photography is that not enough preparation is put into setting up the shot before it is taken. These tips are meant to give the photographer some things to think about before releasing the shutter. Photo by Indrek Torilo. ISO 100, f/6.3, 1/250-second exposure. 1. Depth of Field Most professional landscape […]

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